The UFC’s heavyweight title is on the line Saturday night time in a bout the advertising is billing the “biggest, baddest rematch,” when reigning champion Stipe Miocic faces the difficult-hitting Francis Ngannou.
The bout serves as the main party of UFC 260, which takes spot Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The main card airs on pay out-per-perspective subsequent prelims on ESPN and early prelims on ESPN+.
Miocic (20-3 MMA, 14-3 UFC) and Ngannou (15-3 MMA, 10-2 UFC) 1st fulfilled in 2018. in the primary celebration of UFC 220. That night, Miocic dominated in excess of the course of 5 rounds to demonstrate himself the baddest guy on the earth. But Ngannou has due to the fact strung collectively four consecutive knockouts to generate himself yet another crack. The extremely expected rematch options the leading two fighters in the Usa Right now Sporting activities/MMA Junkie heavyweight rankings bidding for the UFC belt.
Ahead of the blockbuster matchup, the UFC’s classic pre-struggle collection, “Embedded,” has returned. The initial episode capabilities Miocic and Ngannou in their ultimate several times in advance of fight 7 days. Here’s the UFC’s description from YouTube:
Champ Stipe Miocic functions his second work and then does S&C. Francis Ngannou flows in the health club and then spices issues up at dwelling. Miocic feasts with his expanding loved ones.